Community organizers connect politics with plant care.
At back-to-back forums last week 11 candidates fielded questions and even provided some answers.
New information shows that U.S. Steel contaminated the groundwater at its Portage plant which is now leaking towards the Burns Waterway
“Half-assed everything, that’s what we get.”
Samples in four homes showed manganese concentrations beyond the Environmental Protection Agency’s standards for Superfund sites.
Claims about truckloads of recyclables ending up in landfills have been misleading.
The Rebel Bells joins girls ages seven to 18 to learn about community and self-respect
Residents from the West Calumet community in East Chicago are scattering across the region as they flee dangerously contaminated homes.
Altgeld Gardens is a poor place for relocation, residents say.
For more than 30 years, residents of the south-side housing project—called the “toxic doughnut”—have been fighting for environmental justice.
Could lead abatement lead to declines in urban crime? It’s a theory that’s been kicking around for awhile.
The city revives its proposal to allow reuse of construction-related dirt and soil, provoking a political firestorm.